centre pompidou-metz by shigeru ban nearing completion
 
centre pompidou-metz by shigeru ban nearing completion centre pompidou-metz by shigeru ban nearing completion
mar 25, 2010

centre pompidou-metz by shigeru ban nearing completion

french photographer emmanuel dambrine has taken photos throughout the construction process of the metz centre pompidou by shigeru ban and jean de gastines. here are some of his latest images of the building which is nearing completion, due to open in may this year. emmanuel describes his work as follows: ‘I just want to share my fascination for this modern building in an old town, very nice but without architectural boldness. the metamorphose of an no man’s land in a new area is fascinating. the link between nature and the project was my first subject. but, rapidly, I have been captivated by this original construction… I consider my ‘work’ as a ‘chronique visuelle buisonnière’, a good way to explain what I tried to show.’

centre pompidou-metz
photo © emmanuel dambrine (also main image)

centre pompidou-metz
a distant view
photo © emmanuel dambrine

centre pompidou-metz
photo © emmanuel dambrine

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construction workers on the roof
photo © emmanuel dambrine

centre pompidou-metz
photo © emmanuel dambrine

centre pompidou-metz
photo © emmanuel dambrine

centre pompidou-metz
a view in the evening
photo © emmanuel dambrine

centre pompidou-metz
night view
photo © emmanuel dambrine

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detail of the roof at night
photo © emmanuel dambrine

centre pompidou-metz
night view
photo © emmanuel dambrine

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the metz, pompidou at night
photo © emmanuel dambrine

  • in the development photos it had so much promise.the structure was much more interesting without the skin..

    hmm says:
  • no , it is a nice project that perfectly echoes the concept of the Beaubourg legacy….

    català says:
  • I find the “square” rectangular-shaped protrusion at the top jarring (square peg in a round hole), otherwise there’s a flow to the design. d;-)

    Jetwax says:
  • wow..that´s amazing-…really good

    luisefe80 says:
  • This building looks ordinary just with a rare hat….
    but we have to wait an see….

    mil says:
  • I think the illumination helps it a lot to make it far more interesting, good to see!

    rare says:

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